First light on the Crib Goch ridge, with Garnedd Ugain and Snowdon behind.My old friend Graeme, who helped inspire my love of the mountains, died this week. I did the Welsh 3000s Challenge in his memory.

More

A Chamonix Painting Expedition

Saturday, 7th November 2015 by
Zac relaxing after a hard day painting with a Gin & TonicTime to Work Last week Ian and I went to the French Alps to get a load of apartment maintenance work done. The lounge area got a complete floor-to-ceiling paint job (there was a nasty crack in the ceiling to repair too), and Ian’s kitchen area got a new worktop… Here’s a shot of the […]

More

2014 Rab Mountain Marathon

Wednesday, 1st October 2014 by
RichardA challenging weekend of running in a rarely-visited bit of the lakes (and a picture from last year's race)...

More

Summer in Les Contamines … week 1

Friday, 22nd August 2014 by
On the way to the col de la FenêtreThe first week of our holiday in Les Contamines

More

New year in Hawes

Friday, 3rd January 2014 by
On the top of IngleboroughWe spent the week after Christmas in Hawes, North Yorkshire with Tony and Catherine, our friends who are both runners and orienteers. Day 1 The holiday started with a 7.5 mile walk into Widdale from our cottage in Hawes. After a short time on footpaths we were beating our way through moorland tussocks to get […]

More

Buttermere Shepherds Meet Race

Sunday, 27th October 2013 by
buttermere show run 003This weekend was scheduled to be the Buttermere Shepherds Meet and Show. Disappointingly, due to an over zealous poor forecast which was wildly inaccurate, the show was cancelled

More

Rab Mountain Marathon 2013

Monday, 30th September 2013 by
Yes, the flag is holding me up!Two days of running in glorious sunshine in the Lakes...

More

Four Lakeland Passes

Monday, 30th September 2013 by
View down to WasdaleThis weekend was the Rab MM. I decided that I didn’t fancy chasing Richard around the fells, so I opted for an LDWA event called the Four Lakeland Passes. The route started from Borrowdale and went over Styhead Pass, Black Sail Pass, Scarth Gap Pass and Honister Pass visiting Borrowdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale and Buttermere. It […]

More